Daily Call to Action: Relentlessly stand against hate

Did you know that we are home 19 Hate Groups active in Maryland, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, https://www.splcenter.org?

In addition, the number of hate crimes committed doubled from 2016 to 2017 in Maryland according to the State Police.

http://www.mcac.maryland.gov/resources/State_of_Maryland_2016_Hate_Bias_Report_Final.pdf

What can you do to stop hate in our back yard?

Ten Steps:

Support the Southern Poverty Law Center and their mission to oppose hate groups in America. Down load their Stop the Hate pdf – https://www.splcenter.org/20170814/ten-ways-fight-hate-community-response-guide

1. Act 2. Join Forces 3. Support Victims 4. Speak Up 5. Educate Yourself 6. Create An Alternative 7. Pressure Leaders 8. Stay Engaged 9. Teach Acceptance 10. Dig Deeper

The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.

Give generously to their efforts! Go to   https://www.splcenter.org/

Hate groups in Maryland: https://www.splcenter.org/hate-map/by-state

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